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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy
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The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy

Chinese delegate sits front and center, but signs of enduring differences remain

The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 10, 2018
North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?
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North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?

North Korea's latest parade lacked missiles, though there were plenty of new developments

North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 9, 2018
Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?

Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?

In terms of large celebrations, the holiday lacks a clear pattern over last 70 years

Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 8, 2018
Australia, New Zealand to help Japan monitor North Korean sanctions evasion

Australia, New Zealand to help Japan monitor North Korean sanctions evasion

The two countries will join the U.S. and Japan in monitoring ship-to-ship transfers

Australia, New Zealand to help Japan monitor North Korean sanctions evasion
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 7, 2018
Overnight military parade preparations take place in Kim Il Sung square

Overnight military parade preparations take place in Kim Il Sung square

Military hardware observed practicing for parade, no ICBMs yet visible: source

Overnight military parade preparations take place in Kim Il Sung square
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 6, 2018
What to look for at North Korea’s September 9 military parade
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What to look for at North Korea’s September 9 military parade

ICBMs, conventional weapons, and possible indications of mass production

What to look for at North Korea’s September 9 military parade
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda September 5, 2018
North Korea confirms foundation day military parade to go ahead

North Korea confirms foundation day military parade to go ahead

Official invitation reveals preliminary itinerary for next Sunday’s event

North Korea confirms foundation day military parade to go ahead
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 3, 2018
Japan seeks to increase missile defense budget to counter North Korea

Japan seeks to increase missile defense budget to counter North Korea

Tokyo plans to increase spending from $1.2 billion to $4.9 billion to purchase new systems, upgrades

Japan seeks to increase missile defense budget to counter North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 31, 2018
U.S. must “take full responsibility” if relations turn sour, N. Korean media warns

U.S. must “take full responsibility” if relations turn sour, N. Korean media warns

Uriminzokkiri says Washington's behavior risks return to "worst war crisis" of last year

U.S. must “take full responsibility” if relations turn sour, N. Korean media warns
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 31, 2018
South Korean President dismisses defense minister Song Young-moo

South Korean President dismisses defense minister Song Young-moo

Current head of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Jeong Kyeong-doo set to replace him, Blue House says

South Korean President dismisses defense minister Song Young-moo
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 30, 2018